It’s hard to see how past racism has a present day impact so I will give you my real world example.
Bro’s Before Ho’s is an expression that accurately reflects men’s tendency to be loyal to each other before they are loyal to females. Men, especially white men, stick together, and other successful groups do as well. If blacks and women defined success as being with each other instead of getting away from each other, we could more powerful, economically and otherwise. Controversial but true, in my opinion.
Models like the ones shown in this blog did not always look like this rainbow array of women. The lack of anyone who looked like me in the sources that declared themselves beauty experts told me and those around me, that I was ugly. But that was then. Times really do change.
If you understand the desperate isolation produced by my childhood with strangers you’ll know why I was compelled to find my birth mother